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  • Helping the Dutch government channel funding to low-income countries while meeting strict tax criteria: Global Annual Review 2015: PwC
    countries the DGGF favours female and young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs in fragile states and funds activities that create new local jobs increase local production capacity or contribute to the transfer of knowledge to developing countries The hope is that by investing in intermediary funds IFs and SMEs in Asia Africa Latin America and Eastern Europe DGGF will help to boost economic growth and prosperity in the target countries Breakthrough for good tax governance Before the launch of DGGF the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs needed to appoint a firm to manage the 175 million revolving fund of funds for SMEs in low income countries A necessity was that the manager would be able to work within strict criteria for DGGF investments including tax compliance and anti tax avoidance criteria for both IFs and SMEs These provisions represent a breakthrough for good tax governance as they include corporate responsibility CR tax criteria for investments Having assessed our cross line of service proposal the Ministry awarded PwC Netherlands a ten year contract to manage DGGF The fund management engagement is led by Advisory partner Anton Koonstra The engagement combines the best efforts of our Advisory Assurance sustainability and Tax practice Eelco van der Enden and Clark Noordhuis as PwC Netherlands Tax partners lead the tax team of the DGGF The PwC tax team began by working in close cooperation with the Ministry to design a tax review process for every IF in which the DGGF invests The assessment resulted in PwC providing recommendations and assistance on developing an IF tax function able to manage tax effectively help prevent tax avoidance and ensure tax compliance The PwC tax team also monitors and reports on adherence to the tax criteria and in cases where remedial action is needed IFs and SMEs can ask the PwC tax team for assistance Valuable mix of tax capabilities Eelco van der Enden comments In this long term assignment PwC s Tax Reporting Strategy and Financial Services teams are closely working together to bring to bear a valuable mix of tax capabilities This includes a combination of tax management tax compliance tax technical and financial services expertise Ensuring fair taxation and combating tax avoidance and evasion is a priority in our development cooperation policy It is important that large firms like PwC embrace this objective In this context we welcome the constructive dialogue with PwC which is a solid contracting partner for our Dutch Good Growth Fund states Jeroen Roodenburg Director Sustainable Economic Development at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Global Annual Review 2015 60 second overview Chairman s interview Facts and figures Colliding megatrends The sharing economy Connected living Supercompetitive cities Food integrity and transparency Revenues Corporate responsibility Demonstrating social return on investment Helping countries navigate the road to the Global Climate Negotiations in Paris Helping the Kenya government to transform reproductive health for poor mothers in rural areas Improving the lives of up to a million marginalised girls Partnering with TUI Group and the

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  • Working with Wrights Group to create value across six countries: Global Annual Review 2015: PwC
    initially assisting the group to secure research and development R D tax credits in relation to its investment in developing new bus technologies Since then Wrights Group has successfully expanded into international markets with group annual sales increasing from 130m in 2009 to around 250m today Expansion into Asia As Wrights Group has grown so too has the range of services provided from both PwC UK s Belfast office and the global PwC network In addition to ongoing R D tax credits work our tax team has advised the group on UK Patent Box requirements implementing global operating models and international structuring to support the group s expansion into Hong Kong Singapore China India and Malaysia International growth and development have also broadened the range of services and support that PwC provides to the group Complementing its corporate tax advice PwC has assisted and advised Wrights Group in relation to expenses policies international assignees and overseas employer compliance obligations and VAT and Customs duties Collaborative professional relationship A collaborative professional relationship characterises how PwC and Wrights Group work together PwC has provided support to the group s finance function in Ballymena Northern Ireland and recently was appointed auditor of group overseas subsidiaries in Singapore and Hong Kong What began as a tax relationship between PwC and Wrights Group has become a partnership that spans lines of service and international borders focusing our strengths and insights on helping the company and its management team exploit innovation and broaden markets delivering profits and sustainable employment Combining with our global network Combining the strength and insights of our tax and other lines of service with our global network has helped build wider and deeper collaboration between PwC and Wrights Group and collectively these factors have all been essential to the success of our relationship with the company and its management team Says Janette Jones PwC s tax business unit leader in Northern Ireland That strength is evidenced by the fact that in FY15 over 70 PwC professionals in six countries were working to support the Wrights Group account Mark Johnston Wrights Group Chief Financial Officer said Our relationship with PwC has grown in value and trust and has helped contribute to increased innovation market growth and revenues Global Annual Review 2015 60 second overview Chairman s interview Facts and figures Colliding megatrends The sharing economy Connected living Supercompetitive cities Food integrity and transparency Revenues Corporate responsibility Demonstrating social return on investment Helping countries navigate the road to the Global Climate Negotiations in Paris Helping the Kenya government to transform reproductive health for poor mothers in rural areas Improving the lives of up to a million marginalised girls Partnering with TUI Group and the Travel Foundation to pinpoint the total impacts of tourism Clients Diversity and inclusion Enabling the genders to team up for equality GLEE gains momentum Global Diversity Week interactions with global impact Leading PwC s research into female millennials Teaming up with the UN to support HeForShe Our people Bringing a

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  • Committed to transparency: Global Annual Review 2015: PwC
    believe we re differentiated from other professional services organisations by the talent of our people the breadth of the PwC network and the strict standards with which PwC firms must comply These standards include service quality governance arrangements independence risk management people and culture brand and communications We also acknowledge the impact we have on our stakeholders the capital markets and the communities in which we live and work And we believe it s important that we create confidence in our network by emphasising the principle of transparency Our structure and standards PwC is a global network of separate firms operating locally in countries around the world They use the PwC name and draw on the resources and methodologies of the PwC network In return they re required to comply with common policies and the standards of the PwC network These standards support transparency and consistency and cover a range of areas including independence ethics and business conduct Firms compliance with the standards is subject to independent review and any non compliance must be addressed through an action plan execution of which is monitored Managing independence As auditors of financial statements and providers of other professional services PwC firms and their partners and staff are expected to comply with the fundamental principles of objectivity integrity and professional behaviour In relation to assurance clients independence underpins these requirements We ensure and manage independence through robust polices and processes designed to help us comply with the relevant professional and regulatory standards These policies cover both firm and personal relationships as well as including controls over non audit services consultation and training on independence quality management systems and action following any breaches Partner remuneration and continuing education Remuneration of partners in PwC firms is based on partner performance and quality of work And mechanisms are in place at the network level to support PwC firms in providing continuing education throughout each professional s career There s more to read in the full report Download our Global Annual Review Global Annual Review 2015 60 second overview Chairman s interview Facts and figures Colliding megatrends The sharing economy Connected living Supercompetitive cities Food integrity and transparency Revenues Corporate responsibility Demonstrating social return on investment Helping countries navigate the road to the Global Climate Negotiations in Paris Helping the Kenya government to transform reproductive health for poor mothers in rural areas Improving the lives of up to a million marginalised girls Partnering with TUI Group and the Travel Foundation to pinpoint the total impacts of tourism Clients Diversity and inclusion Enabling the genders to team up for equality GLEE gains momentum Global Diversity Week interactions with global impact Leading PwC s research into female millennials Teaming up with the UN to support HeForShe Our people Bringing a world of technical experience Bringing business acumen and a global view from Beijing to New Jersey Bringing the PwC Professional to life Building trusted relationships Global acumen to cross all kinds of borders Helping millennials own their careers Helping

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  • Network leadership: Global Annual Review 2015: PwC
    NLT members are limited by the arrangements in their respective firms The NLT typically meets monthly and on further occasions as required The members are Dennis Nally Chairman Raymund Chao China Bob Moritz United States Ian Powell United Kingdom Norbert Winkeljohann Germany Strategy Council Members The Strategy Council which is made up of senior partners of the largest PwC firms and regions agrees on the strategic direction of the network and facilitates alignment for the execution of strategy The Strategy Council meets on average four times a year The members are Dennis Nally Chairman Kyung Tae Ahn Korea Fernando Alves Brazil Hani Ashkar Middle East Ezio Bassi Italy Hein Boegman Africa Central and Southern Africa Raymund Chao China Bernard Gainnier France Olga Grygier Siddons Central and Eastern Europe Urs Honegger Switzerland Deepak Kapoor India Bill McFarland Canada Carlos Mendez Mexico Bob Moritz United States Peter Nyllinge Sweden Ian Powell United Kingdom Gonzalo Sánchez Spain Luke Sayers Australia Hiroyuki Suzuki Japan Peter van Mierlo Netherlands Norbert Winkeljohann Germany Yeoh Oon Jin Singapore Network Executive Team The Network Executive Team is appointed by and reports to the Network Leadership Team Its members are responsible for leading teams drawn from network firms to coordinate our activities across all areas of our business The members are Richard Collier Keywood Vice Chairman Mike Burwell Transformation Colm Kelly Operations Juan Pujadas Advisory Javier Rubinstein General Counsel Richard Sexton Assurance Rick Stamm Tax Robert Swaak Clients and Markets Nora Wu Human Capital Sigal Zarmi Information Technology PwCIL Board Global Board The Board which consists of 18 elected members is responsible for the governance of PwCIL oversight of the Network Leadership Team and approval of network standards The Board does not have an external role Board members are elected every four years by partners exercising their votes through their member firms The current board with members from 13 countries took up office in April 2013 Board members may serve a maximum of two terms of four years each The Board meets four times a year and on further occasions as required The members are John Maxwell Chairman Håvard Abrahamsen Norway Noël Albertus France Tom Archer United States Clive Bellingham Switzerland Brian Cullinan United States Ruud Dekkers Netherlands John Farina United States Simon Friend United Kingdom Patricia Gonzalez Mexico Michael Happell Australia Paul Kepple United States Gerry Lagerberg United Kingdom Shirley Machaba Africa Central and Southern Africa Gino Scapillati Canada Christoph Schreiber Germany Richard Sun China Matt Wyborn Japan Global Annual Review 2015 60 second overview Chairman s interview Facts and figures Colliding megatrends The sharing economy Connected living Supercompetitive cities Food integrity and transparency Revenues Corporate responsibility Demonstrating social return on investment Helping countries navigate the road to the Global Climate Negotiations in Paris Helping the Kenya government to transform reproductive health for poor mothers in rural areas Improving the lives of up to a million marginalised girls Partnering with TUI Group and the Travel Foundation to pinpoint the total impacts of tourism Clients Diversity and inclusion Enabling

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  • Read our case studies: Global Annual Review 2015: PwC
    Implementing a new clinical pathway in Norway for patients with acute stroke PwC implemented a new clinical pathway for patients with acute stroke at Haraldsplass Deaconess Hospital in Norway Vendor due diligence for Lafarge Holcim a multi country assignment for a unique global deal A combination of teams from several PwC firms delivered vendor due diligence for the Lafarge Holcim deal Helping Despegar com sustain its leading position in the Latin American travel market PwC helped Despegar com sustain its leading position in the Latin American travel market Helping the Dutch government channel funding to low income countries while meeting strict tax criteria PwC helped the Dutch government and its Dutch Good Growth Fund DGGF channel funding to low incomce countries while meeting strict tax criteria Working with Wrights Group to create value across six countries PwC has worked with Wrights Group to create value across six countries Demonstrating social return on investment PwC helps the Brigade restaurant in London and the Dialogue museum in Frankfurt to show their social return on investment SROI Helping countries navigate the road to the Global Climate Negotiations in Paris PwC supported negotiators from least developed countries in the run up to the global climate negotiations in Paris Helping the Kenya government to transform reproductive health for poor mothers in rural areas PwC helped the Kenya government to transform reproductive health for poor mothers in rural areas Improving the lives of up to a million marginalised girls PwC leads the Girls Education Challenge GEC a DFID fund promoting girls education in 18 countries Partnering with TUI Group and the Travel Foundation to pinpoint the total impacts of tourism PwC UK has supported TUI Group and the Travel Foundation charity on a ground breaking study of the impacts of tourism on a destination Enabling the genders to team up for equality Xing Zhou and David Wu are two PwC leaders in China and a great example of men and women working together to realise their full potential GLEE gains momentum Vaughan Price discusses how PwC Germany s GLEE network came about Global Diversity Week interactions with global impact PwC firms all over the world celebrated our second ever Global Diversity Week Leading PwC s research into female millennials PwC s Aoife Flood led a PwC research project that surveyed 8 756 female millennials from over 70 countries Teaming up with the UN to support HeForShe PwC teamed up with United Nations Women in support of HeForShe a worldwide initiative for gender equality Bringing a world of technical experience After seven years in shared services and outsourcing with IBM and HP Pawel Fafara brings an outside perspective to engagements Bringing business acumen and a global view from Beijing to New Jersey Moving from China to the United States Xiaoxiao Xu has seized every opportunity to transfer her skills and business acumen across borders Bringing the PwC Professional to life The PwC Professional is our leadership development framework that defines what is means to be a professional

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  • Contact us: Global Annual Review 2015: PwC
    South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Contact us this is a required field Name Organisation Title Email address Your question or comment By submitting your email address you acknowledge that you have read the Privacy Statement and that you consent to our processing data in accordance with the Privacy Statement including international transfers If you change your mind at any time about wishing to receive the information from us you can send us an email message using the Contact Us page Global Annual Review 2015 60 second overview Chairman s interview Facts and figures Colliding megatrends The sharing economy Connected living Supercompetitive cities Food integrity and transparency Revenues Corporate responsibility Demonstrating social return on investment Helping countries navigate the road to the Global Climate Negotiations in Paris Helping the Kenya government to transform reproductive health for poor mothers in rural areas Improving the lives of up to a million marginalised girls Partnering with TUI Group and the Travel Foundation to pinpoint the total impacts of tourism Clients Diversity and inclusion Enabling the genders to team up for equality GLEE gains momentum Global Diversity Week interactions with global impact Leading PwC s research into female millennials Teaming up with the UN to support HeForShe Our people Bringing a world of technical experience Bringing business acumen and a global view from Beijing to New Jersey Bringing the PwC Professional to life Building trusted relationships Global acumen to cross all kinds of borders Helping millennials own their careers Helping to fight poverty and oppression through female education Assurance Helping Avios analyse huge data sets to boost transparency and growth How companies are measuring managing and reporting performance The PwC Insight Report for The Crown Estate Trust Insight understanding the value and drivers

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  • Robert E. Moritz
    Browse by service Monthly highlights Spotlight The CEO agenda CEO insights blog Careers About PwC Technology careers Employer of choice Our history PwC Professional Employability Aspire to lead PwC s series on leadership and gender equality Country job search Explore careers with Strategy Press room Facts and figures Press contacts Analyst relations Global International PwC Sites Commonly visited PwC sites Global Australia Brazil Canada China Hong Kong France Germany India Italy Japan Mexico Middle East Netherlands Russia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Robert E Moritz United States Robert Bob E Moritz is the Chairman and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP the US member of PwC International Limited having been elected by the US partnership to serve a four year term Prior to taking up his role on 1 July 2009 Bob served as the Assurance Leader of the US firm from 2006 to 2009 and Managing Partner of the New York Metro region from 2004 to 2006 Bob joined the US firm in 1985 and became a partner in 1995 From 1998 to 2001 he served as the Metro Regional Financial Services Leader From 2001 to 2004 he led the US firm s Financial Services Audit and Business Advisory practice which includes the banking capital markets insurance investment management and real estate sectors Bob served a three year tour with PwC Japan in the Tokyo office providing audit and advisory services to numerous European and US based financial services organisations operating in Japan He is a graduate of SUNY Oswego and certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants the New York State Society of CPAs and the New Jersey State Society of CPAs As more and more people connect via digital platforms trust is a

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  • Norbert Winkeljohann
    to the debate Genesis Park Diversity and inclusion Analyst relations Alumni Member firms worldwide Live events and discussions Strategy Research insights View featured Browse by issue Browse by industry Browse by service Monthly highlights Spotlight The CEO agenda CEO insights blog Careers About PwC Technology careers Employer of choice Our history PwC Professional Employability Aspire to lead PwC s series on leadership and gender equality Country job search Explore careers with Strategy Press room Facts and figures Press contacts Analyst relations Global International PwC Sites Commonly visited PwC sites Global Australia Brazil Canada China Hong Kong France Germany India Italy Japan Mexico Middle East Netherlands Russia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Norbert Winkeljohann Germany Norbert Winkeljohann is the Senior Partner of the German firm of PwC Norbert was elected Senior Partner with effect from 1 July 2010 He has been a Corporate Tax Partner with PwC Germany since 1994 In 1999 Norbert was appointed Member of the Executive Board of PwC Germany and leader of the business unit Middle Market of PricewaterhouseCoopers Germany Norbert is a German certified Tax Advisor and Public Accountant graduated from University of Hagen with a degree in Economics and from International Institute for Management Development in Lausanne In 2001 he was appointed Honorary Professor of University of Osnabueck Norbert s practice mainly focuses on Corporate Finance International Financial Reporting and Family Businesses He is the author of numerous publications about accounting and taxation issues and a frequent speaker at public presentations on various topics CEOs and business decision makers need to think carefully about the disruptive challenges and opportunities that the sharing economy poses for their business models There are few if any sectors that will remain untouched Learn more in this

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